Grace Lutheran School

Jacksonville, Florida

1st Grade Home

linda sasses  

 Welcome to Mrs. Sasse's 1st Grade Class!

I earned my Bachelors degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in English and Psychology from Concordia River Forest in 1977. I have served in the Lutheran Church for over 40 years in various roles- Director of Christian Education, Youth Director, and as a missionary to the high school campuses of the Detroit area with Youth for Christ.

I have taught pre-school through 6th grade. First grade is my favorite grade since there is so much growth during the year. I was called serve the Lord at Grace in 2008.

My husband and I love being a part of the Grace family. We enjoy antiquing, going to students’ games, concerts, and recitals, and traveling to see our family. We love to share our faith in the risen Lord to whomever we meet. God has provided many interesting situations and people along the way. Life in Christ is an exciting journey!


In first grade we will learn a lot about making friends and being a good friend. We'll learn about our best friend, Jesus and how He can help us through any situation in life.  We will study plants and animals, and the amazing earth God created with all the layers and types of rocks. We'll learn about occupations, famous people, and places.  Math will be fun as we play games using money and clocks, shapes and blocks. We'll read and act out stories in Reading and English.

I can't be like Ms. Frizzle and take students on a bus through the earth or inside the human body, but with the help of your children, we will turn our classroom into many different places as we learn.